Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Upcoming Jewish Studies Events

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 11, 1:30-3:00 pm
Holiday Inn Ballroom
Lawrence Kritzman (Dartmouth College)
“The Jews Who are Not One: French Intellectuals, Philosophy, and the Politics of Nationhood”
[Jewish Studies is pleased to co-sponsor this Keynote Lecture at the “Idea of France” Conference, http://www.ideaoffrance.pitt.edu]

MONDAY NOVEMBER 14, 4:30-5:30 pm
208B Cathedral of Learning
Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration
Survivor’s Account by Ruth Drescher
Music by Susanne Ortner-Roberts, clarinet
Readings by Pitt students.
[Organized by the Jewish Studies Program and the German Department]

THURSDAY DECEMBER 1, 2011, 4:00-6:00 pm
History Department Lounge, Posvar Hall
Christian Gerlach (University of Bern):
"Resistance, Partisans, Civil Wars: What Did This Have to Do with the Murder of Jews, 1939-1945?"
[Jewish Studies is pleased to co-sponsor this session of the History Department’s European Colloquium, with our former colleague Christian Gerlach.]

Israel Heritage Room, Cathedral of Learning
Israel Heritage Room Annual Meeting and Halpern Award Information Session
Dan Chyutin (PhD student, Film Studies)
“Orthodox Cinecorporeality: Fleshing Out the Haredi Male Body in Contemporary Israeli Cinema”
Students and faculty will speak about the Israel Heritage Room Scholarship and the new Ethel M. Halpern Award for Jewish Studies.
[Organized by the Jewish Studies Program and the Israel Heritage room Committee]

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